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IBM Buys BigFix for Tivoli Endpoint Security

IBM continues its string of acquisitions, snapping up endpoint management player BigFix. It's a move poised to help IBM's Tivoli deliver additional features to IT managers and network security pros looking to better lock down their networks and thwart non-compliant systems from getting access to network assets. Datamation takes a look at the deal, what BigFix offers to enterprise IT administrators, and how IBM aims to benefit.


IBM has snapped up endpoint system manager BigFix in a move that will see IBM's Tivoli division gaining access to new network security and device management tools.

BigFix provides technology that enables enterprises to manage endpoint security and compliance, a business that IBM (NYSE: IBM) wants to expand.

Read the full story at Datamation:
IBM Acquires BigFix for Tivoli